Profiles in "Geography" Expertise Area

  • Schmeeckle's interest is in landscape mechanics with a primary focus on fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport, and surface water processes.
  • Dorn, professor of geography, is also co-coordinator of the Arizona Geographic Alliance, a K-12 outreach program to promote geographic education in Arizona.
  • Heimsath researches how the earth's surface changes under the influence of climate, tectonic and human forcing. He runs a geochemistry lab to quantify surface processes and teaches undergraduate and graduate students.
  • From 1987-2021, Trapido-Lurie taught courses in cartographic design, supported faculty and graduate student research by creating and advising on maps and other graphics, and coordinated internship activities of the school.
  • Shaeffer, a principal lecturer of geography, teaches the introductory World Geography course and numerous specialized regional geography courses.
  • Kelli Larson is a professor of geography and sustainability with expertise in human-environment interactions related to urban ecology, landscape sustainability, and biological conservation.
  • Li, a senior Fulbright Scholar to India, focuses her research on ethnic geography, highly-skilled international migration and transnational connections. She is the author of more than 90 journal articles and book chapters.
  • Comeaux's work has focused on cultural and historical geography in the American Southwest, French Louisiana and Europe.
  • Arreola is a cultural geographer who specializes in the study of the Mexican American borderlands.
  • Brazel is a geographer and climatologist who has written more than 180 professional articles and reports on climate, focusing primarily at the local and regional scale.